South Africa's JSE expands to Cape Town

South Africa’s JSE expands to Cape Town

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange is expanding. Long based in the financial hub of Johannesburg, it is opening an office in South Africa's second main economic hub of Cape Town. The new premises will allow the exchange to provide more accessible support in the Mother City.

South Africa wins investment awards

South Africa has won two investment awards at the second Indian Ocean Rim Association Ministerial Economic and Business Conference in Dubai - a vote of confidence in the country as an investment destination and a boost for InvestSA's mission to improve its investment climate.

South African firm wins another Airbus A400M contract

South African company Denel Aerostructures has won its fourth contract to manufacture parts for the Airbus A400M military transport aircraft. The company is the only tier 1 supplier of parts for the giant military airlifter outside of Europe.

South African firm instrumental in Brazil’s airport upgrade

The newly inaugurated terminal 3 at Sao Paulo's Guarulhos International Airport, delivered on time and within budget by a consortium that includes Airports Company South Africa, has been described as one of the success stories of Brazil's World Cup preparations.

Small SA supplier signs deal with Massmart

A small factory in the Amathole District in the Eastern Cape is using green energy to manufacture innovative cooler boxes for international retailer Massmart, bringing "significant benefits" to the regional economy, the provincial Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism announced on Tuesday.

South African business gets a boost from the US

A South African company specialising in cleaning services has been included in the 14th batch for the four-month growth programme of the American accelerator, 500 Startups. It is the first South African company to be included and it will receive funding of $125 000.

Wisedale cracks seven summits

Many people have stood looking down on Africa's plains from the top of Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro. When South African Sean Wisedale summited Africa's highest peak, however, he became only the 79th climber of all time, and the first African, to have climbed the highest mountain on each of the seven continents.

SA’s Cannes Lions winners

South African advertising agencies shone at the 2003 Cannes Lions Advertising Festival, scooping a total of five gold, eight silver, five bronze and three media Lions. Check out the list of winners - and view the winning ads.